Local community action at its best in Handsworth

I attended a community event this morning which I was invited to held in Brunswick Gardens in Handsworth. Local residents have been working for months with West Midlands Police, Midlands Heart, Groundwork and Birmingham City council to claim back the alleyways that run between Albert Rd and Herbert Rd. Through neighbourhood management we were able …

#Handsworth Carnival Could be set to return

Story today in the Birmingham Mail speculating about the possible return of the carnival to Handsworth? The carnival was held in Handsworth Park from 1984 until 1994 when it moved to Perry Park. Some great images of the carnival¬†available online;¬†Digital Handsworth photos by Brigitte Winsor¬†like the one below. Larrie Teirnan on flickr has some wonderful …